Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Bluemix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bluemix over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Bluemix
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1090 1222 1269
Rank change year-on-year +132 +47 -
Permanent jobs citing Bluemix 94 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.30% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 80 16 35
UK median annual salary £70,000 £76,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.20% +38.64% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -51.54% +18.18% -

Bluemix is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 31784 24128 19924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.24% 12.72% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26143 20282 16405
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,550 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Bluemix
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bluemix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bluemix.

Salary trend for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bluemix over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluemix within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +112 83 £67,500 -12.90% 3
London +45 45 £77,500 -22.50% 1
UK excluding London +76 43 £31,500 -51.54% 2
Midlands - 29 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands - 29 £30,000 - 1
Wales +18 5 - -
South East +52 4 £67,500 +3.85%
North of England - 3 £67,500 -
South West - 2 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £67,500 -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing Bluemix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Bluemix.

1 94 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 91 (96.81%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (81.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 71 (75.53%) IBM
5 56 (59.57%) PaaS
6 46 (48.94%) IaaS
7 43 (45.74%) Node.js
8 39 (41.49%) Docker
9 38 (40.43%) C#
10 35 (37.23%) JavaScript
11 34 (36.17%) AngularJS
12 32 (34.04%) CSS
12 32 (34.04%) NoSQL
13 31 (32.98%) Java
14 29 (30.85%) Google
15 28 (29.79%) Jenkins
15 28 (29.79%) LESS
16 27 (28.72%) Puppet
16 27 (28.72%) .NET
17 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
17 26 (27.66%) Finance
17 26 (27.66%) Opscode Chef
18 24 (25.53%) DevOps
19 23 (24.47%) MongoDB
19 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
20 21 (22.34%) Cloud Foundry
21 19 (20.21%) Splunk
21 19 (20.21%) VMware
22 18 (19.15%) Kubernetes

Bluemix
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (22.34%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (6.38%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.32%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (3.19%) Apache
5 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.13%) Confluence
6 2 (2.13%) JBoss
6 2 (2.13%) Mule
6 2 (2.13%) Mule ESB
6 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.06%) nginx
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 94 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 91 (96.81%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (81.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (59.57%) PaaS
5 46 (48.94%) IaaS
6 16 (17.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (10.64%) OpenShift
7 10 (10.64%) SaaS
8 7 (7.45%) Force.com
9 6 (6.38%) Google App Engine
10 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (4.26%) Heroku
11 3 (3.19%) SoftLayer
12 2 (2.13%) GitHub
13 1 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
2 5 (5.32%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.06%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.06%) Firewall
4 1 (1.06%) HTTP
4 1 (1.06%) LAN
4 1 (1.06%) SMTP
4 1 (1.06%) SSH
4 1 (1.06%) SSL
4 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.04%) NoSQL
2 23 (24.47%) MongoDB
3 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
4 15 (15.96%) CouchDB
4 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (11.70%) Big Data
6 6 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
8 4 (4.26%) Blockchain
9 3 (3.19%) Data Lake
9 3 (3.19%) Hazelcast
9 3 (3.19%) KDB
9 3 (3.19%) Kdb+
9 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (3.19%) SAP HANA
10 2 (2.13%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.13%) MariaDB
10 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Jenkins
2 15 (15.96%) JSUnit
3 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.32%) Subversion
3 5 (5.32%) Vagrant
4 4 (4.26%) Ant
4 4 (4.26%) Gradle
4 4 (4.26%) gulp
4 4 (4.26%) JIRA
4 4 (4.26%) Maven
5 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.19%) Selenium
5 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.13%) webpack
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.06%) Bundler
7 1 (1.06%) GitLab
7 1 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 26 (27.66%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Publishing
5 2 (2.13%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (42.55%) Developer
2 33 (35.11%) Architect
3 31 (32.98%) Cloud Architect
4 17 (18.09%) Node.js Developer
5 13 (13.83%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (13.83%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Applications Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Graduate
8 7 (7.45%) Graduate Applications Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Applications Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Technology Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.74%) Node.js
2 34 (36.17%) AngularJS
3 32 (34.04%) CSS
4 28 (29.79%) LESS
5 27 (28.72%) .NET
6 9 (9.57%) Spring
6 9 (9.57%) Web Services
7 7 (7.45%) RESTful
8 6 (6.38%) Java EE
8 6 (6.38%) JSON
8 6 (6.38%) React
8 6 (6.38%) Spring Boot
9 5 (5.32%) Middleware
9 5 (5.32%) REST
10 4 (4.26%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.26%) HTML
10 4 (4.26%) HTML5
10 4 (4.26%) JPA
10 4 (4.26%) Servlets
10 4 (4.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) User Experience
2 11 (11.70%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (10.64%) Private Cloud
4 8 (8.51%) Fintech
5 6 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (5.32%) Internet of Things
7 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
8 3 (3.19%) Equities
8 3 (3.19%) Fixed Income
8 3 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.19%) Hedge funds
8 3 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.83%) Linux
2 10 (10.64%) Android
2 10 (10.64%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.26%) Unix
4 3 (3.19%) CentOS
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) DevOps
2 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.02%) MVC
4 13 (13.83%) Machine Learning
5 11 (11.70%) Analytics
5 11 (11.70%) Migration
6 10 (10.64%) Android Development
6 10 (10.64%) iOS Development
6 10 (10.64%) Mobile Development
6 10 (10.64%) Open Source
7 9 (9.57%) Network Architecture
8 7 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (7.45%) Microservices
8 7 (7.45%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.45%) Scrum
9 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.32%) High Availability
10 5 (5.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.43%) C#
2 35 (37.23%) JavaScript
3 31 (32.98%) Java
4 16 (17.02%) Python
4 16 (17.02%) SQL
5 11 (11.70%) PHP
6 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.13%) C++
8 2 (2.13%) ES6
8 2 (2.13%) Perl
8 2 (2.13%) Scala
9 1 (1.06%) Ruby
9 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) GCP
3 1 (1.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (41.49%) Docker
2 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.19%) vCloud
4 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (28.72%) Puppet
2 26 (27.66%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (19.15%) Kubernetes
4 17 (18.09%) Ansible
5 16 (17.02%) Terraform
6 3 (3.19%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.13%) Mesos
7 2 (2.13%) vRealize
8 1 (1.06%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.06%) Icinga
Vendors
1 71 (75.53%) IBM
2 29 (30.85%) Google
3 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.21%) Splunk
4 19 (20.21%) VMware
5 15 (15.96%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.57%) RightScale
7 7 (7.45%) AppDynamics
8 6 (6.38%) F5
8 6 (6.38%) Oracle
9 5 (5.32%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.32%) Cisco
9 5 (5.32%) Juniper
9 5 (5.32%) New Relic
9 5 (5.32%) SAP
9 5 (5.32%) Vyatta
10 3 (3.19%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (3.19%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.13%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.13%) WSO2